A Q&A with Dean Sawyer and Dr. Martin Kohn
Dean Sawyer and Dr. Martin S. Kohn answer questions on lean start-ups and big data with the rest of the MedTech Meetup group.
Jack Bowman, CEO of Handle My Health - a platform that provides an interface between the patient and their electronic health record, describes the challenges they have faced in going through clinical evaluations as a start-up company.
Steve Packham, CEO of Chelmsford City Council, speaking at the Business Network Services Launch event, conveys how the MedTech Campus partners share a common ambition of wanting to encourage the right conditions to attract investment, deliver new jobs and grow local economies.
Andrew Lewis, Corporate Director - Southend-on-Sea Council, provides details on how the Anglia Ruskin MedTech Campus partnership is working to enable growth, innovation and excellence in the MedTech sector.
Tony Young understands, from his own experiences, the barriers faced by clinicians and industry when attempting to bring new products to the marketplace. Here, Tony explains how the Anglia Ruskin MedTech Campus Business Network Services will catalyse and facilitiate Innovation.
A key milestone has been reached for Harlow Enterprise Zone (Enterprise West Essex @ Harlow) with the first of three Local Development Orders (LDO) going out to consultation. It is hoped that the LDO will receive approval from the Secretary of State, Department for Communities and Local Government in the autumn and will provide a catalyst for new development to take place on redundant land within Harlow’s EZ, with planning approval granted for specific types of development.
The NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement has launched a Website to help with the implementation of the high impact innovations identified within the document 'Innovation Health and Wealth, Accelerating Adoption and Diffusion in the NHS', published by the Department of Health in 2011.
Sir Duncan Nichol, Non-Executive Chairman of Synergy Health, describes the Anglia Ruskin MedTech Campus as a really important opportunity to speed up innovation in healthcare. Synergy Health, he emphasises, will be a committed Campus partner, both gaining from it and giving to it.
Daniel Coole, Managing Director of Surgical Holdings, explains why the state-of-the-art Campus facilities will be ideal for small MedTech businesses and how the venture will create a culture change in medical device innovation.
Steve Packham, Chief Executive of Chelmsford City Council, sets out the complementary opportunities and benefits that the three connected sites – at Chelmsford, Harlow and Southend-on-Sea – will offer businesses.
Professor Tony Young, consultant surgeon and MedTech entrepreneur, highlights the barriers to innovation today and explains how the Campus will make innovation happen at pace and scale across the region and country.
Representatives from academia, medicine, industry and local, regional and national government gathered at the House of Commons on Tuesday 22 May to share one bold vision: to bring all the essential components of MedTech innovation together in one place. Watch an abridged version of the morning's speeches, followed by questions and answers (11 minutes).
Nick Williams, Group Managing Director of Olympus KeyMed, raises the opportunity of collaborating with inventors to turn the right ideas into protoypes at the company's purpose-built manufacturing centre.